Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops Southard's Co record example

Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops Southard's Co

Records: 88 · Complete: 100%

Compiled service records typically contain card abstracts of a soldier's original muster and hospital rolls, descriptive books, lists of deserters, returns, notational cards, and possibly enlistment papers, casualty sheets, death reports, prisoner of war papers, and correspondence. Unique to the records of the USCT are deeds of manumission, oaths of allegiance, proof of ownership, certificates of monetary award, and bills of sale.

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"Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served the United States Colored Troops: Southard's Co, US Colored Infantry" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/867/civil-war-service-records-cmsr-union-colored-troops-southards-co: accessed March 6, 2021)

Publication Title
Civil War Service Records (CMSR) - Union - Colored Troops Southard's Co
Total Records
88 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
N/A
Record Group
94
Published on Fold3
30 May 2013
Last Updated
30 May 2013
Description
Compiled military service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in Capt. Southard's Company of the United States Colored Troops.